Explore the Best Small Town in the South
Fueled by the Best Southern Comfort Food in Town
Voted “The Best Small Town in the South” by Southern Living, Aiken is the epitome of southern charm and hospitality. Known for its lush green spaces and fast horses, Aiken offers the perfect balance of history, outdoor fun, and sports. First things first, pay a visit to the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, where you’ll learn about the sport and Aiken’s important place in it. History buffs will have plenty of things to scratch off their bucket lists and the Battle of Aiken Reenactment should be at the top. Of course, you can’t go wrong by renting some bikes or hiking through any of our gorgeous local parks.
A few more stops to include on your Aiken adventures:
- Hitchcock Woods
- Aiken State Park
- Aiken Center for the Arts
- Aiken Steeplechase
- Boyd Pond Park
- Dupont Planetarium- Aiken South Carolina
- Carolina Bay Nature Preserve
- Battle of Aiken Reenactment
- Palmetto Golf Club
- Aiken 2 Escape
Stop by our diner on Whiskey Road before or after your adventures to fill up on menu classics like Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Fried Chicken & Waffles with sweet strawberry butter, Classic Burgers, Fish & Chips, a double decker Metro Club, biscuit-topped Chicken Pot Pie, and so much more!
And a Menu with Something for Everyone
Looking for family-friendly activities while you’re in horse country? Spend the day on a horse, of course! Area horse tours let you explore gorgeous local trails with an experienced guide while your noble steed does all the walking. Win-win!
There are also plenty of museums and parks that your whole crew will love. Boyd Pond Park is lovely, and the Citizens Park Sprayground has great walking trails and a splash pad— perfect for cooling off on a South Carolina summer day.
Once the fam has worked up an appetite, you’ll find that the Metro Diner Menu has something for everyone – including breakfast all day! For kids under 12, check out the Metro Diner Kids’ Menu with smaller portions of our guest favorites like Fried Chicken & Waffles, Chicken Tenders, Macaroni & Cheese, and plenty more staples to please even your pickiest eaters!
Order Metro Diner breakfast, lunch or dinner favorites to go via pick-up or contactless delivery. Just order online, grab your grub, and make it a Metro Diner family picnic! Simply delicious!
Planning an event or business meeting? Metro Diner caters! We offer provides business catering, graduation catering, corporate event catering and even wedding catering! Guests will cheer. Bosses will be proud. Bellies will be happy. Such is the magic of Metro Diner’s Southern comfort food with flair.
About Metro Diner
Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992
Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.
Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country. Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states and has earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.
We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself!
Learn more about Metro Diner.